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Solar Energy in Harrisonburg, LA

Solar Energy in Harrisonburg

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Harrisonburg with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Harrisonburg

Solar panels in Harrisonburg that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Harrisonburg

The total length of the day in Harrisonburg, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Harrisonburg, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Harrisonburg, LA

Solar Energy Data in Harrisonburg, LA

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Harrisonburg.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Harrisonburg, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Harrisonburg

Based on historical Harrisonburg, LA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Harrisonburg. [1]

Harrisonburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Harrisonburg that are always titled at the latitude of Harrisonburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Harrisonburg

Solar Radiation Data in Harrisonburg, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Harrisonburg.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Harrisonburg, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Harrisonburg is October with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Harrisonburg (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Harrisonburg vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Harrisonburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Harrisonburg, LA, of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Harrisonburg solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Harrisonburg

Sunrise / Sunset in Harrisonburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:19 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Harrisonburg

Best Months for Solar in Harrisonburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Harrisonburg

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Harrisonburg, LA at this current time.

However, Harrisonburg is in Catahoula County and Catahoula County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Harrisonburg

The Power of Solar in Harrisonburg, LA

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Harrisonburg (la). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Harrisonburg. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Harrisonburg, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5573.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Harrisonburg is October with an average of 542.2 kWhac, followed by May at 525.74 kWhac and August at 515.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Harrisonburg (Louisiana) are January with an average of 376.08 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 381.09 kWhac and February at 382.07 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Harrisonburg averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Harrisonburg

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Harrisonburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Harrisonburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Harrisonburg

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Harrisonburg, LA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Harrisonburg

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Harrisonburg, LA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Harrisonburg

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Harrisonburg, LA.

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Weather Forecast for Harrisonburg, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Jul 26
91°F
Few Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Jul 27
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Jul 28
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sat Jul 29
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Jul 30
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about Harrisonburg

About Harrisonburg

The village of Harrisonburg, LA in Catahoula County has an approximate population of 348. [6]

Harrisonburg Solar Power

Harrisonburg, LA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Harrisonburg, LA, or for more solar-related resources for Harrisonburg, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

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